Balenciaga: The Master of Us All, an interview with Miren Arzalluz


The shapes and silhouettes Cristobal Balenciaga created stunned the world and created standard by which all other couturiers compared themselves (Vogue, 1951). Photo by Henry Clark / Getty Images

This week Miren Arzalluz, Director of the Palais Galliera in Paris, joins us to discuss the "master of us all," Cristóbal Balenciaga.

Additional Reading

  • Arzalluz, Miren. Cristóbal Balenciaga: The Making of a Master (1895-1936). London: V&A Publications, 2011.



  • Miller, Lesley Ellis. Balenciaga: The Couturier's Couturier (1895-1972). London: V&A Publications, 2007.